Enhancing cancer pain control regimens through patient education.

  title={Enhancing cancer pain control regimens through patient education.},
  author={Barbara Rimer and Michael Herbert Levy and Martha K Keintz and Louis Fox and Paul F. Engstrom and N MacElwee},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  volume={10 3},
The problem of cancer-related pain afflicts millions of people annually. The study described here was aimed at improving cancer patients' pain control through a planned patient education program. A randomized clinical trial with a Solomon Four-Group design was used to assess the effectiveness of a patient education intervention consisting of nurse counseling and printed materials. The sample included 230 cancer patients. One month later, patients in the experimental group were more likely to… CONTINUE READING

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